Johnson, Alton Thomas, PFC

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Last Rank
Private First Class
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1949-1950, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
Service Years
1949 - 1950

Private First Class

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Home State
Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Troup, GA
Last Address
Troup, GA

Casualty Date
Sep 18, 1950
Hostile, Died
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Korean War
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates

 Official Badges 

Infantry Shoulder Cord

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Association Memberships
Korean War Fallen
  2013, Korean War Fallen

 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 Unit Assignments
27th Infantry Regiment25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
  1949-1950, 27th Infantry Regiment
  1949-1950, 25th Infantry Division (Tropic Lightning)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1950 Korean War/UN Defensive (1950)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

Alton T. Johnson, Troup, Georgia, Born 1931, Private First Class, U.S. Army, Service Number 14284653, Killed in Action, Died September 18, 1950 in Korea. PFC Johnson arrived in Pusan on August 26, 1950. 

Private First Class Johnson was a member of the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division. He was killed in Action while fighting the enemy in South Korea on September 18, 1950. Private First Class Johnson was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Korean War Service Medal.

My uncle, Alton Thomas (Tommy) Johnson, is buried in Arlington National Cemetery. He was KIA in the Korean War. He served with the 27th Infantry Regiment, 25th Infantry Division, US Army. He arrived in Pusan, Korea on August 26, 1950 and was killed on September 18, 1950 near Mt Sobuk-san. He was 19 years old. He is a recipient of the Silver Star. I wish I could have met him. I am honored to be his niece. 
M. L. Johnson 
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